DEADLINES | 3 Goethe-Institut Residency Programs seek Germany- and Israel-based artists and/or cultural professionals

The purpose of the Goethe-Institut’s residency programs is to provide a “space for new perspectives,” wherein artists and cultural workers have the opportunity to live and work in another country and another culture for an extended period of time. Read More

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GERMANY-ISRAEL CULTURAL DIPLOMACY | Frankfurt’s German-Israeli Friendship Day affirms support for Israel

According to a 2013 BBC World Service Poll, only 8% of Germans view Israel’s influence positively, with 67% expressing a negative view, a more unfavorable rating than both Russia and China. Read More

LECTURE | Is peace education effective in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

Ned Lazarus presents findings and reflections from 15 years of dialogue and peace education practice, evaluation and research in the Middle East. Read More

Dance report | Paul Taylor, Alice Tierstein, Israel Galvan, Yvonne Meier bag Bessie Awards

“For nearly six decades Taylor has been inventing movement and creating dances which delight and challenge the audience. Starting in 1954, Taylor was one of the early radicals reimagining the ways that that one might use dance to communicate ideas. The Bessies salute him as a pioneer who helped reshape the landscape of American dance.” Read More

Deadlines | Jewish Helping Hand’s Tikkun Olam grant program seeks applications by Oct. 1

The fund will support projects that focus on reaching needy and vulnerable populations in the United States and abroad, particularly those that have been overlooked or marginalized Read More